Sheffield University

Sheffield University

University of Sheffield
8 Palmerston Road
Sheffield
S10 2TE
Tel: 0114 222 2000
Fax: 0114 222 8032
Web: http://www.shef.ac.uk

Overview

Main study areas: Arts, pure science, medicine (including dentistry, nursing, midwifery), law, engineering, social sciences, architecture.

Students: Total 23,200 (19,400 full-time, 3800 part-time); male/female ratio 1:1. First degree students 17,700 (15,600 full-time, 2100 part-time), of which 2900 international, 450 mature on entry. Postgraduates 5500. Teaching staff: 1300 full-time.

Quick Info

A top UK research-led university.

Location: Sheffield, north of England.

Average entry UCAS points: 310+.

Admissions info: AS-levels accepted in combination with 2+ A-levels or equivalent (at least 18 units); many courses have specific subject and grade requirements. Most offers expressed in terms of grades, small number use UCAS tariff.

Drop-out rate: 3%.

State school entry: 83%.

Accommodation: Almost all first years housed.